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The Stanford University Libraries include Green Library (the main campus library), Lathrop Library (technology services & study spaces), 14 specialized branch and department libraries, and 3 auxiliary libraries housing less-used or overflow materials. Five coordinate libraries, connected to graduate schools and other organizations, have their own websites and policies. The collections of all these libraries are indexed in SearchWorks.

Students exiting the Bing Wing of Green Library

Green is Stanford University's main research library, and has collections in the humanities, social sciences, area studies, and interdisciplinary areas.

Lathrop Library
Lathrop Library

Technology support, East Asia Library, and 24-hour study locations.

Edison Home Phonograph (detail)

Basic information about the Archive, including access, contacts, directions, and parking.

Art & Architecture Library

Holdings in art, architecture, and design include twentieth century ephemera, architectural treatises, and artists’ books. 

Earth Sciences Library

Map library, GIS support, and collection covering geology, seismology, energy resources engineering & more.

Graduate School of Business Library

Primarily serves the GSB, but open to the public as well

Architectural detail of the Stanford Quadrangle.
Classics Library

The Classics Library is a small departmental library open to all members of the Stanford community with valid university ID cards.

Main reading room in Cubberley Library

Highlights include current curriculum materials (including children's books), historical textbooks and college catalogs.

Globes on display

The David Rumsey Map Center enables and promotes interdisciplinary scholarship through the use of cartographic information in all forms—from paper to digital.

EAL grand staircase

Social sciences and humanities for all historical periods in Chinese, Japanese, and Korean languages.

Falconer Biology Library / Math-Stat Library

Inviting study space. Collection emphasizes life sciences, including Biology course reserves and department theses.

Miller Library, exterior

In Pacific Grove, CA; focuses on marine biology, oceanography, fisheries, and other aquatic sciences.

Hoover Library entrance

Among the world’s most important repositories for materials on political, social, and economic change in the modern era.

Lane Library exterior

State-of-the-art medical library with a substantial digital collection and clinical decision tools to researchers worldwide.

Falconer Biology Library/Math & Stats Library

Extensive technical reports collection includes computer science, mathematics, and statistics reports.

Library entrance in Spring

Music Library information including contacts, access, hours, transit, driving and parking.

First-floor entrance to the Law Library

Well-equipped legal research library that supports the curriculum, programs and clinics of the law school.

A view looking west down SLAC's two-mile-long linear accelerator, 2/29/2012.

Supports research in photon science, particle physics and astrophysics, and more.

Special Collections, Barchas Room

Acquires and preserves manuscripts, rare books, and university archives.

Compact shelving at SAL1&2
Stanford Auxiliary Library 1&2 (SAL1&2)

Infrequently-used books & journals from campus libraries. Visit in person, or page materials for delivery to another campus library.

Stanford Auxiliary Library 3 (SAL3)

Off-campus holdings can be paged for delivery to campus libraries.

SAL Newark
Stanford Auxiliary Library, off-campus Newark

Off-campus holdings can be paged for delivery to campus libraries.

Entrance to the Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library

The Swain Library offers broad coverage of chemistry and chemical engineering resources.

Tanner Philosophy Library
Tanner Philosophy Library

Tanner Philosophy Library is a departmental library open to all members of the Stanford community.

Engineering Library at Huang Center

Engineering and physics collections located on the 2nd floor of the Huang Engineering Center.